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Why do I get cramp in my calves?

Why do I get cramp in my calves?

Long muscles: The longer the muscle, the more suscepible it is to crapming. ...Read more

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Why do I always get cramp in my feet?

Why do I always get cramp in my feet?

Could be from : Lack of arch support, electrolyte imbalance to name two common reasons. ...Read more

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Why do I get pain down my legs when I get cramps?

Why do I get pain down my legs when I get cramps?

Muscle spasms: I am assuming that the cramps you are describing are leg cramps. The large muscles in the legs experience pain when the muscles contract and don't let go, causing pain that can shoot down your legs. This can be a sign of poor circulation, abnormal salts (especially potassium, magnesium, or calcium), and should be evaluated by your primary physician. Good luck! ...Read more

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Why do I get cramp in my fingers and toes?

Why do I get cramp in my fingers and toes?

Are you diabetic?: Cramps in the finger and the toes usually due to muscle problem or nerve problem or combination of both and sometime due to circulation problems., it happen in people have diabetes, or other disease . I would recommend to check it out by tour doctor. ...Read more

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Why do I keep getting cramp in my left foot?

Why do I keep getting cramp in my left foot?

Could be you : Need an arch support, could be an electrolyte imbalance or magneium deficiency, if after excercise could be dehydration. These are some reasons. ...Read more

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I get constant cramps in my left leg. What can I do for this?

I get constant cramps in my left leg. What can I do for this?

Hard to know: They say potassium and electrolyte imbalance causes this sometimes. I would try eating a banana which is a good source of potassium and see if this helps. You migt also try gatorade or any drink with salt and electrolytes in it. ...Read more

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Why do I get a dull ache in my back and legs when I go walking?

Why do I get a dull ache in my back and legs when I go walking?

Mild nerve irritatio: Neurogenic claudication can cause this rapid it gets better if you bend over or squat classic for spinal stenosis. ...Read more

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I get crampy pains in my calves and toes. What should I do?

I get crampy pains in my calves and toes. What should I do?

Agree: With dr. Sung but would add if you have thyroid condition this may cause and potential vascular issue. Try what dr. Sung suggests first. ...Read more

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Why do my leg muscles hurt right before i get sick?

Why do my leg muscles hurt right before i get sick?

Viral Prodrome: Muscle aches/pains are common symptoms of a viral prodrome, the incubation period prior to the specific illness manifesting itself, in which the virus is replicating within your body, and your body is building an immune response. This can last several days. ...Read more

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Why do I get a dull ache in my back and legs when I drive?

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Why do I get a dull ache in my back and legs when I drive?

Ache: Pressure on sciatic nerve due to posture sitting up while driving especially long distances. ...Read more

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Why do I get leg cramps just below my knee every night?

Why do I get leg cramps just below my knee every night?

# of reasons: Leg cramps occur because of tired muscles (standing long periods, workout), low potassium, venous insufficiency, peripheral arterial disease (pad), and the trigger may be simply stretching in bed. Try stretching exercises, ice massages to area of cramping. Evaluation of your leg veins by a phlebologist (physician who treats venous problems) may be next step. ...Read more

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Why dont I have a knee reflex in my right leg but I do in my left?

Why dont I have a knee reflex in my right leg but I do in my left?

IDK: Do you have any neuromuscular disorders? Do you walk normal? If so, the reflex should be there. Sometimes can be harder to illicit reflex on one side in doctors office by hitting ligament/tendon just right. If you haven't seen doctor, have him/her check it out. ...Read more

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Why do I get crampsin my side when I run?

Why do I get crampsin my side when I run?

Unknown: I don't think there is one right answer to this as it might be different for different people. Most likely causes are repetitive jostling of the internal organs which pull on various ligamentous points of attachment such as are found in the right and left upper quadrants or for females in the pelvic area. ...Read more

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Why do I have pain in my legs and feet?

Why do I have pain in my legs and feet?

See a doctor: I would recommend seeing a doctor since I am not there to see the condition. ...Read more

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Why do I get this pain in my leg each night?

Why do I get this pain in my leg each night?

Can be vein problem: Sometimes, people with vein problems have pain, cramping, restless legs at night due to venous circulation problems. You should see a vein specialist in your area for a venous doppler duplex ultrasound for a diagnosis and then treatment. In the meantime, wear medical compression stockings in the daytime for 2 weeks straight and see if it helps decrease or eliminate your symptoms while you wait. ...Read more

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Why do I have pain & cramps in my calves?

Why do I have pain & cramps in my calves?

Several reasons: It might be from poor conditioning and tight calf muscles. They need to be progressively stretched. It is unlikely to be a blood clot that occurs on both calves at the same time. Electrolyte imbalance with low or high potassium, magnesium, or calcium might be the problem. Are you on meds that might alter their levels? Even improper shoes, (heels especially), can contribute to this. ...Read more